Ministry of Public Health released FAQs about COVID-19 testing in Qatar and below is the information about the Rapid Antigen Tests.
: MOPH has approved the use of COVID-19 Rapid Antigen Tests (RAT) at authorized public and private centers for the following groups.
: Individuals who test positive after taking a rapid antigen self-test should isolate themselves at home and avoid contact with family and friends. They may visit an approved medical facility for an official COVID-19 test to obtain a certificate and have their Ehteraz status changed.
: No. Rapid antigen self-test results may not be used for official purposes such as pre-travel testing, changing Ehteraz health status, sick leaves, or official health certificates.
: Rapid antigen self-tests are available in authorized pharmacies and Al Meera hypermarkets throughout Qatar. MOPH has set a maximum cost of QR35 per test, with a limit of 10 tests per person, per transaction.
: People under 50 years of age with signs and symptoms of COVID-19 should have a Rapid Antigen Test.
Please make sure to check out the Ministry of Public Health's website to see the latest updates.
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